Health, Safety & Environment

Crude Oil , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Climate Emergency Dominates London’s Oil Week

Discussions at this year’s IP Week, including from IEA’s Fatih Birol, illustrated the increasing sense of urgency among the oil and gas industry in addressing climate issues.

February 26, 2020

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

BP To Quit Western Energy Alliance, Other Trade Groups Over Climate Policies

Western Energy Alliance and two other U.S.-based trade organizations do not “share our ambitious and progressive approach to the energy transition,” says BP CEO Bernard Looney.

February 26, 2020

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Equinor Scraps Contested Plan To Drill For Oil In Great Australian Bight

Oil companies eyeing the Great Australian Bight have long battled opposition from green groups concerned about potential damage to fishing towns.

February 25, 2020

Investment , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

Varying Shades Of Green: Big Oil’s Different Energy Transition Approaches

From renewable power projects to cutting emissions from oil and gas operations, supermajors on both sides of the Atlantic are taking different approaches to going greener.

February 24, 2020

Investment , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Enhanced Oil Recovery

Carbon Capture Advocates Still Waiting For Way Forward

The IRS and U.S. Treasury Dept. have not yet issued final rules on exactly how to implement these credits, causing proponents of carbon capture, use and storage technology a great deal of frustration.

February 24, 2020

Public Capital , Policy & Regulations , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield Urges Investors To Divest In Top Flarers

Pioneer Natural Resources CEO Scott Sheffield called on oil and gas investors to sell shares or pull funding from companies that have rates of natural gas flaring.

February 20, 2020

Exploration & Production , Methane , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

E&P Completions & Production: Flare No More?

A pilot project will convert stranded methane gas flared from oilfield wells into hydrogen for use as a clean fuel source.

February 20, 2020

Investment , DUG Bakken and Rockies , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Oil And Gas Experts On Regs: Resist The Rocky Mountain Sigh

The region still boasts great rock, say DUG Bakken and Rockies speakers.

February 19, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Texas Regulator Names Companies With Highest Flaring Rate

Companies with the lowest flaring intensity in Texas included Pioneer Natural Resources, EOG Resources, ConocoPhillips and Chesapeake Energy.

February 18, 2020

Investment , Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

EnerCom Dallas: ESG Is Here To Stay For Energy

The oil and gas industry must respond to a new era as investors and the public shift focus on what they view as important.

February 18, 2020